Sup Henry Baber

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Importance of Sup Henry Baber

Photograph, Early Years, Fitzpatrick Incident, Mansfield Murders, Sebastopol Cavalcade, Euroa Robbery, Jerilderie Robbery, Autum 1879 , Hare replaced by Nicolson, Spring 1879 Early 1880 , Death of Aaron Sherritt, Glenrowan Siege, Ned Kellys Trial, Royal Commission, Early service, Later service, family.

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Early Years I joined the police in 1853 (RC13815)

I was stationed at Beechworth in the hunt against Harry Power. (Argus2/9/69)

I had been stationed at Benalla and Kilmore. (RC 118 133 RC173)(Argus17/12/78)(Alexandra21/12/1878)

I was involved with the Wooragree murder case in 1872 (Argus5/11/72)

Photograph Spring 1879 Early 1880 On 15/8/1879 the bank at Lancefield was held up. Insp O'Connor and the Queensland trackers came and attempted to follow the tracks in the rain. I accompanied them. (RC1109) (Argus18/8/79) Glenrowan Siege 28/6/1880


I led the escort that took Ned Kelly down to Melbourne. (RC12214)

I escorted Ned Kelly from Beechworth Gaol to the Beechworth Court House for his committal (Argus7/8/80)

And after the committal in Beechworth I took him back to Melbourne Gaol (Argus13/8/80) (Herald13/8/1880) (OMA14/8/1880)

Royal Commission I gave evidence before the Royal Commission (RC13814)

Early Service

Joined the police in 1853

Later Service

After the Glenrowan siege I worked with Sadleir at Benalla (RC13816 )

I wrote on 27/4/1881 "Matters are looking serious, and the police are certainly unprepared for another outbreak. It is out of the question to know where to turn for private information." in support of Const Graham's report. (RC16716)

I had a real interest in the new aboriginal trackers. (RC11006)

See the details of my career. (RCApp6)

I had died by October 1882 (Argus18/10/82)


wife ?... children ?.... home ?..

What happened to Sup Henry Baber's family

see [1] KellyGang